Articles by Fred Kaplowitz

Beat The Hell Out Of Parkinson’s

(Note: This isn’t my normal type blog, but it is important enough that I wanted to share it with you.  Thanks) 14 years ago, my good friend and colleague Stacy Karten was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.  While never letting it be know what pain he was in, he soldiered on…

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Your Next Facebook Post

While the media can’t get enough of Poltics and Business and issues that probably stress out a lot of people, why not use your Facebook voice to change the dialogue and talk about something less stressful.Be the voice of reason and tell your customers something about your center being the…

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And They’re Off

For most proprietors the league season will kick off this week, if it hasn’t kicked off already. No doubt, you will be busy with rosters, banking, schedules, make up policies and tweaking some lane conditions to make it the best it can be. Your competitors will be doing the same You will also be filling in holes trying…

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An Interview with Fred Kaplowitz

I recently did an interview with Jim Nyhan, client, and co-founder of Ten Pin Marketing,  a dynamic digital marketing company focused on helping family entertainment and bowling centers achieve their communications goals. In this ever-changing industry, Ten Pin Marketing adapts and expands, keeping the strongest tools that still bring success…

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Ever try to feed your toddler or grand baby food that you think they may like, maybe a Taco Grande. Probably not and probably not realistic to expect them to like it. It’s the kid’s job to eat the food. They’re in charge of getting a forkful of stuff in…

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I was looking or some information about honing up my newest blog on “Brainstorming.” when I came across this article.  Rather than reinvent the wheel I thought I would just credit the author and let it fly.  If you haven’t brainstormed with your staff in a while, this might be the perfect time to…

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I attended a meeting earlier this week with several proprietors and after the meeting, as we shared some adult beverages, one proprietor said, , “Fred, what do you think of all this new technology, you know Facebook, Twitter Email, Instagram, Pinterest, uh what the heck is Pinterest?”I didn’t know where to…

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I sent this post to you about six months ago, just before the start of summer leagues, but thought it could benefit you again as the fall league season approaches. One of these tips could be worth thousands of dollars. WHY NOT hire only teens and millenniums that have been…

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You know the reason why people join a league, right? Its because their friends, co-workers or family members ask them. And that’s the only reason What can you do to incentivize these existing bowlers to bring a friend bowling and join a league Heres two idea starters Think of three…

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I hope you received my email last Saturday about National Bowling Day and how you can tie it into a BVL fundraiser. If you didn’t have time for reading it, just go to www.kaploegroup.com and click on blog. It’ll be there.Many of you are looking at your leagues starting in about a…

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